The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing VB 2 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 2.32% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 4.58% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£374 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+27.00% -21.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
287 415 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.22% 50.73% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 170 185
Average daily rate £350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £443 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Streams
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) ETL Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
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